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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Naha-shi in Japan

Earthquake location 26.4266S, 127.3469WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Naha-shi in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 10:06:46 / May 25, 2018 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:06:46 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.98 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000ebvj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ebvj. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3469° East, 26.4266° North, depth 59.98 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Naha-shi (c. 300 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Okinawa (c. 125 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ginowan (c. 91 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Gushikawa (c. 65 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Itoman (c. 57 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tomigusuku (c. 55 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nago, Katsuren-haebaru, Gushikawa (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km NW of Naha-shi, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.3469° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.4266° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 59.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km NW of Naha-shi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-25 10:06:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-25 11:01:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 327 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000ebvj Id of event.
Event Code 1000ebvj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ebvj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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